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Pelican Rapids


Notice 05-23-2024: MARK YOUR CALENDARS Pelican Fest is July 11-13, 2024. Follow Pelican Fest on Facebook for a full list of family fun activities.

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Welcome to the City of Pelican Rapids!

The community of Pelican Rapids boasts enormous natural beauty in its sweeping fields, rolling hills, and plentiful pristine lakes.  Yet its most enduring beauty is intangible and can be found in the innovative spirit of its citizenry as they improve their lives and invigorate the local economy.  Long recognized as a premier living location, Pelican Rapids is the third largest city in the county of Otter Tail.

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Find the answers you need!

Do I need a Building Permit?
No, but Zoning Permits are needed.  Ordinance Chapter 9 / Zoning Permit ApplicationCall City Hall at 218-863-7076 with any questions.
What are the hours for the Transfer Station?
The Transfer Station is run by Otter Tail Co so they set the hours.  You can call them at 218-863-8496 or visit their website at https://ottertailcounty.gov/location/pelican-rapids-transfer-station/
How can I pay my bill online?
We have several ways that you can pay for your bill.  See More Information